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A Fellowship of Differents

A Fellowship of Differents: A Book Review “Those who love their dream of a Christian community more than the Christian community itself become destroyers of that Christian community even though their personal intensions may be ever so honest, earnest, and sacrificial.” -Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Life Together Scot McKnight’s A Fellowship of Differents is a book about the church. […]

Matthew R. Schlimm, Questions on The Hebrew Scriptures.

The Hebrew Scriptures, Matthew R Schlimm Photo Credit: Jake Fabricius  1) How has the OT been misread and misunderstood?  In too many ways to count!  Here are four common ways to misread it. First, people impose their own ideas onto the text, rather than drawing the text’s ideas out into their lives.  Second, readers cherry-pick whatever […]

Kevin Vanhoozer, Pastoral Ministry.

Kevin Vanhoozer, Pastoral Ministry   We had the opportunity to interview Kevin J. Vanhoozer briefly on pastoral ministry and Church. Kevin is a professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. We asked him on pastoral ministry, we hope that you who aspire to be leaders, elders, pastors, shepherds in Christ’ church would benefit from Kevin’s perspective on […]

Living as a Transformed People.

Living as a Transformed People   What does it mean to be a transformed person living in an age of conformity? Is conformity a bad thing? More specifically, what I want to address is this, what does it mean to be a transformed Christian living in light of being in Christ. I hope to address […]

The Atoning Work of Jesus: Joel B. Green

The Atoning Work of Jesus: Joel B. Green   For many, it is difficult to understand how the death of one man, considered to be sacrificial, can be a covering or atonement for sin. Still, this is what Christians believe Jesus did for them. Through his death on the cross Jesus reconciled, redeemed, conquered, and […]

Interview with Dr. Matthew Schlimm, The Old Testament.

Interview with Dr. Matthew Schlimm, The Old Testament   The OT has often been viewed as strange and difficult, but as Schlimm said,”I refuse to give up on the Bible, no matter how problematic it may be. The Old testament has been my friend since childhood, and as with any good friendship, there are commitments […]

Sickness and Suffering in Light of Christ

Sickness and Suffering in Light of Christ   C.S. Lewis once wrote,“We can ignore even pleasure. But pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world (1940).” The reality is that we will all experience […]

J. R. Daniel Kirk, Interview, Jesus the man

J. R. Daniel Kirk, Interview, Jesus The Man   The man Jesus lived amongst us, walking the dusty streets of Galilee, in the midst of a power hungry empire, Rome. He was weaving stories for his listeners, teaching God’s reign on earth, demonstrating in both word and deed that he was the messiah (anointed by God). […]

Romans By Michael F. Bird

Michael F. Bird on Romans   Paul’s letter to the Roman Christians has been one of the most influential documents of the New Testament. One needs only to look at it’s impact on such men as Augustine, Luther and Wesley. Additionally, specific texts in Romans have also been the center of debate between students of the […]

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